2018-2019 Fellows


By Becca Rose Capoeira is art in motion. It’s dance, it’s gymnastics, it’s martial arts. When performed well, it’s two bodies moving as one in harmony. It starts with the premise of constant motion. A simple back and forth step called ginga is the foundation of everything else; stop moving, […]

Capoeira


By Finnegan Hall With October drawing to a close and my third month in Cuenca, Ecuador rapidly approaching I recently took sometime to reflect on how my time in the High Sierras has impacted me as an individual and young adult. I could go into the various little changes that […]

The Value of Home


By Kamil Krukowski I sit in a rocking chair on the second floor balcony, gazing out across my neighborhood and the eucalyptus trees lining the river. The horizon roars with a majestic pink, slowly fading into a deep orange as the sun kisses goodbye. I strum away to the tune […]

A Sea of Nevers



By Ashley Trejo First Month, India, Fall 2018 I am wet. From the moment I waked out of the air-conditioned airport my body has not yet ceased this overproduction of sweat. I am certain that everyone in India knows that I am not from here, as I feel that I […]

A Tale of Two Climates


By Michael Perik “Mr. Mike, look at my sentence!” shouted a squeaky voice from across the buzzing classroom. I weaved through a maze of desks to the other side of the room. Sarah, an adorable pint-sized 1st grader, waited eagerly. She was kicked her legs back and forth excitedly. I […]

Sarah’s Sentence